Are you sitting around wondering what to do on another New Year’s Eve? Being in a large metro area like Atlanta, it’s not like you don’t have any options; the problem many times is you have too many options and it’s hard to decide what to do. There are concerts, there are sporting events and some might even opt for a quiet evening at home. If you are looking for non-stop fun, you might want to find a New Year’s party to attend and welcome in the new year.
Peach Drop 2015
50 Upper Alabama St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
The largest New Year’s Eve celebration in Atlanta is also one of the most fun. This 16-hour party keeps going until 4 a.m. and where else can you see a 800-pound peach drop from the sky? Come out to Underground Atlanta for music, live performances and children’s activities. The main stage starts hopping at 6 p.m. and there are plenty of places to eat dinner. This is Atlanta’s way of welcoming in the new year.
Downtown Countdown Atlanta New Year’s Eve - Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
The Hyatt Regency Atlanta puts on one of the best New Year’s Eve parties in Atlanta each year. This 11th annual celebration gets underway at 8:30 p.m. and entrance gets you an open bar, food, different entertainment options including bands, DJs and comedians. A countdown and balloon drop happens as the midnight hour approaches. This party is well attended, so get your tickets early. General admission for the evening is $99-$149 and VIP is $150-$199.
Tongue and Groove: Glitz, Glam and Groove
Lindbergh City Center
565 Main St.
Atlanta, GA 30324
For over 20 years, Tongue & Groove has been one of the top nightclubs in Atlanta, but it is also known for its New Year’s Eve party. Twenty-five dollars gets you in the door and an open bar ticket is $100. Come and enjoy DJ Fingz from Los Angeles. You get Champagne, snacks and all the extras. Reserve a VIP private table for you and all of your friends and come and enjoy the night.
The New Year’s Eve Party 2015: Couples and Cocktails – Crowne Plaza Hotel
590 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
It’s old school meets new school with DJ D Cast. Ladies, this is a chance to bring your man out and have a great “couples” night. Guys, this might be your one chance this year to show your girl a grand time. You can even buy all of your drinks in advance. Check the website for ticketing options. This is the annual couples and cocktails event put on by Doug Stewart of the 2 Live Stews.
Healium’s Open Studio New Year’s Eve Bash
344 Candler Park Drive
Atlanta, GA 30307
Bring a dish or a bottle and the organizers will supply you with an apron and an empty wine bottle to paint whatever you like. Let your creative juices flow on New Year’s Eve with a bunch of your artistic friends. There will be live music and a countdown to the new year. You can RSVP and enter for $10 with your bottle or dish, or pay $20 at the door. You have to be 21 and be willing to have fun. Paint and welcome in the New Year with your fellow creative types at Healium. Check out Healium’s website or Facebook page.
Rick Limpert is a freelance writer/photographer in Atlanta and he loves covering anything sports and tech-related. His work can be found at Examiner.com.